Sunday, December 30, 2007

Sisters Coaster Album

I had someone on eBay email me a few weeks ago to ask if I ever did albums for sisters. It inspired me to create this album, which I have listed on eBay. I'm hoping she checks it out, likes it, and bids on it! :o) I love making these little coaster albums!

Thursday, December 27, 2007

You Melt my Heart

Here's my latest eBay creation. It was fun to create with these cute little snowmen from the Cricut Doodlecharms cartridge!
Here's a link to the auction in case anyone wants to see more pictures. TFL!

Tuesday, December 25, 2007


I couldn't let today go by without a post about what today really means. Sure, we don't know the day that Jesus was really born, but we know that He was born, and this is the day that we celebrate His birth. I can never thank Him enough for coming from heaven for me, dying on the cross for me, and living in my heart.

Merry Christmas to all, and Happy Birthday Jesus!

Thursday, December 20, 2007

Camping at the Lake

Not my favorite layout by far, but my latest layout with pictures from camping at the lake back in July. We forgot to take the camera out on the boat with us, so no pictures of everyone tubing. We did get video of it though. I love the pictures of the lake on this layout -- so peaceful! Had to stick the red truck on here -- probably the reason I don't like the layout!

Wednesday, December 19, 2007

Remember . . .

I made this card for a co-worker whose father passed away last week. It really looks better in real life than this picture! The title on the front is not crooked, but it appears that way in the picture. The inside says:

The good tmes,

The tmes you and your Dad laughed together,

That I'm praying for you,

That I care.


Monday, December 17, 2007

2008 Coaster Desk Calendar

Our latest event for the MMTB eBay design team is a calendar event. Here are a few pages from my creation! If you want to see the remaining pages, come visit me on eBay! Wish me luck on this one!

Sunday, December 16, 2007

Why God Made Teachers

This is a little chipboard coaster album I made for eBay. I thought it would make a great Christmas gift for a teacher. In my opinion, teachers are very special people!
Here is the auction if you want to check it out! TFL.

Sunday, December 9, 2007

Celebrate America

This is my first layout using Cricut's new software. I welded the word Celebrate with the trial version. I like the idea of welding words, but it does seem like a lot of trouble. It's not like you can hit one button, and the word is welded. I had to nudge each letter over. So, the trade off to gluing down individual letters is spending the time welding the word together. I hope to play with it more, and hopefully I'll figure out all kinds of neat things it will do.

These pictures are from our annual 4th of July cookout this summer. It seems that I have a lot of pictures of Ashlyn and hardly any pictures of anyone else! I need to work on that.
Click on the picture for a closer look.


Friday, December 7, 2007

Cards, late nights, and late to work!

A co-worker asked me to make a card for her to give to her boss for his birthday. Of course I said yes and made the card last night. After I got it finished, I decided she wouldn't like it, so I made another one and decided I would give him the first one myself. I finished the two cards at 12:30 on Thursday night. Then my wonderful husband told me on Friday morning not to take the first card because it looked like something to give a kid! What a blow to the esteem! So, I decided to run upstairs and make another card. I was supposed to be at work at 8:30. I got in the shower at 8:27, and ran out the door at 8:41! Pretty good, huh?! Here are the cards I made!
The Goofy card is the one my husband thought should only be given to a child. I guess I'm a child at heart! I'll save it and give it to someone -- maybe a kid!

Birthdays Are Good For You . . .

I made this cute little pink card for Melissa's 41st birthday. I just love these little embossing folders and my new CTMH stamps are great! The inside of the card says, "Statistics show that the people who have the most live the longest." How cute is that!


Tuesday, December 4, 2007

Apple of my Eye Album

Okay, I have done my first chipboard album. Well, the little coaster album was chipboard, but not like this one! I must have cut out 50 apples on my Cricut! There is chipboard and cardstock in this album, and sometimes as much as 5 layers of cardstock! I wanted to make it sturdy. This isn't all of the pages, just a few I wanted to highlight. I've listed this one on eBay as well. Please, please, please wish me luck selling it. My stuff doesn't seem to be selling at all these days.

Sunday, December 2, 2007

"What Cancer Can't Do" Gift Album

Here is another new listing for eBay. I made this album a few weeks ago. It's my first coaster album, and I am so pleased with it! I think it would make an awesome gift to give a friend/relative diagnosed with cancer.

Wish me luck on this one as well! Here is a link to the auction --

Dear Santa . . . Define "Naughty"

This is a one page layout I posted last night on eBay. I think it turned out really cute! And considering the fact that it was only one page, it sure took me a long time to finish it!

Wish me luck in selling it!

Here's a link to the auction:

Thursday, November 22, 2007

That Face

I took these pictures of Ashlyn when we were camping at the lake back in the summer. She was being so sweet that day and actually smiled for the camera! That face just makes me melt.

Side by Side Layouts

A fellow message board member asked me to take a picture of two non-matching layouts side by side because she is thinking about trying to do one page layouts. Here are two in Ashlyn's book. I think they look pretty good -- of course I coordinated the papers on these two, so they are very similar. :o)

Sunday, November 18, 2007

All American Girl

I did these pages on Saturday for Ashlyn's book. These pictures were taken on July 4th. She amazed me how much she was one of the kids that day -- not a baby anymore!

Saturday, November 17, 2007

Wednesday, November 14, 2007

Tuesday, November 13, 2007

So Corny

I just love these photos of Rick and Ashlyn together, especially the one on the bottom left. He adores her, and she thinks he is the best thing since peanut butter! She's that way about her other grandpa as well -- probably because they are so crazy about her!

Thursday, November 8, 2007

I Am Thankful

This is a layout I created and sold a few weeks ago. Lots of work went into this thing!

Sunday, November 4, 2007

Stuff I made on Saturday

On Saturday, two friends and I attended the Cricut SWARM in Charlotte, NC. These are the things I accomplished there.